Encyclopedia of World Mythology
The myriad rituals used by medicine men, shamans and elders to call upon the spirits, the customary beliefs in the powers of the gods, and the social and cultural influences behind these beliefs are all explained within this volume.
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HEROES AND HERO CULTS HEROES WERE USUALLY born of a god and a
mortal woman . The hero Perseus was the result of Zeus ' love affair with the
mortal Danae and the mighty Herakles was born to Zeus and the mortal Alkmene
HEROES AND HERO CULTS R him for unifying Attica ( the region of Eurystheus
as punishment for killing his PROPAGANDA MYTHS IN ART which Athens was
the supreme city ) into family in a fit of madness visited on him by GREEK ART ...
When the Roman men returned unex HERO AND LEANDER pectedly from
military service they found UNLIKE LUCRETIA , the maiden Hero most of the
women drinking and behaving willingly disobeyed her parents . She in an unruly
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This is an old book (1970s) I inherited from my father. It's rather intense so I only refer to it when one of my 'newer' books can't answer one of my questions. My favourite sections would be the one ... Read full review